August’s Newsletter features:

  • European Summit — Check out the Content-Rich Agenda
  • Fall Americas Summit – Registration Opens August 21st! Don’t Miss Out on Summit Palooza — One Day only
  • Preparedness & Resiliency Exercises – Recap
  • European Council of ISACs – At InfoSec in London
  • New Working Groups – Email Security and OT Security
  • Member Portal Enhancements – Members Can Now Access Secure Chat and Threat Intelligence Portal from within the Member Portal
  • Upcoming Events — Workshops and Webinars


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August newsletter 2023 final


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Gateway to Security

2023 European Summit

The European Summit Committee Assembled a Strong Agenda for October

Don’t miss out on these important discussions and new best practices around healthcare security challenges. Some highlights include :

  • – Keynote: Responsible Artificial Intelligence (RAI)
  • – NIS2’s Impact on the EU Health Care Sector Panel
  • – How to Leverage Machine Learning to Fight the Phishing War
  • – Critical Threat Landscape of AI and GPT Use
  • – European Union Cybersecurity Regulatory Landscape
  • – From the Trenches of Security Patching


View the FULL agenda here!:

Book your room:
Stay on site at the seaside Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera! Summit rooms blocks historically sell out fast!

Register here:

Gain Early Bird savings through September 15 – only – $200 USD



Fall Americas Summit Registration

One-day sale!

Registration opens August 21st with a SummitPalooza


registration price of

$99 USD

Learn more:



Board of Directors

Candidate applications are open through August 18.

Member voting will begin October 16.



Top 10 Cyber and Physical Security Events for the month


Preparedness and Resiliency Exercises

Members engaged in two lively tabletop exercises in July (see photo in Pdf): Waltham, Massachusetts and Bend, Oregon. Participants said they left with multiple improvements to their incident response plans, including the addition of response to a “Wiper Ware” situation.

Register now for the September 20th exercise in New York City. Be sure to invite your Legal department to this exercise as well.



European Council of ISACs

Health-ISAC joined other ISAC founding organizations of the European Council of ISACs at InfoSecurity Europe in London last month.

Staff from Auto-ISAC Europe, Retail & Hospitality ISAC, FS-ISAC, Aviation ISAC, and Telecommunication-ISAC, along with Health-ISAC shared an exhibit booth, engaging passersby about how ISACs support critical infrastructure organizations (see photo in Pdf version.)



Inaugural European Hobby Exercise

Watch on YouTube https://youtu. be/0ucnzzZUBPg



Member Portal Enhancements

MEMBERS: Now you can seamlessly integrate within the Portal to the Secure Chat and the Threat Intelligence Portal (HTIP). Need help? Send an email to



Two New Working Groups

OT Security Working Group

Foster and promote best practices in Operational Technology/Industrial Control systems across member organizations.

Email Security Working Group

Gather, explain, and promote information security best practices related to sending and receiving email. This includes, but is not limited to, phishing training, sandboxing, DLP, and DMARC.

Learn more and join in the Member Portal or send an email to





Identity Threat Defense: Protect The Latest Perimeter Exploited By Cybercriminals

by Proofpoint, a Health-ISAC Navigator



Healthcare Summit: Securing Life Sciences, Genomic Data

An interview with the VP of Medical Device Security, Phil Englert.



MORE UPCOMING EVENTS View all Health-ISAC Events here

August 1 ChatGPT & LLMs: Regulation and Risks Health-ISAC TOC potlight webinar

August 9 Zero DefCon 2023 Member Meetup – Dinner on Us! Members and potential members welcome!

August 10 Zero Trust: Navigating Healthcare Cyberthreats A Navigator webinar with Zscaler and Crowdstike

August 24 The Future of PHI: How Security Leaders Can Navigate a Changing Technology and Regulatory Landscape

Navigator webinar with LuxSci


Monthly Member Events

August 29 – Member Threat Briefing Last Tuesday of each month at 12pm ET

August 31 ETC webinar  Last Thursday of each month at 12pm ET



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